|Artistic Masterpiece: ''Howdy Doody'' - 1 April 1952|
An artistic masterpiece from the early 1950's, this episode of "Howdy Doody" comes from the 1st of April, 1952. As such, the episode starts with a practical joke which probably annoyed many people. This episode also contains lots of advertising for the sponsors, including Colgate Dental Cream and Kellogg's cereal. Like many TV broadcasts from this period, this episode features some talk about elections, though in a safe and light-hearted manner suited to the program's young audience.
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|Rare Historic Footage: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3 November 1952|
In this rare historic footage from the 3rd of November, 1952, we see rare insight into early children's television, in this case NBC's "Howdy Doody". Highlights include: Clarabell the Clown causing mischief; Several male and female children being asked what they'd do if they were elected President of the USA; Two commercials for 5th Avenue candy bars; and the ever-popular NBC-TV ID.
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